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WAZA Should Dump Japanese Affiliate JAZA

WAZA Should Dump Japanese Affiliate JAZA

March 24, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O'Barry is in Europe this week for a big demonstration and meeting with the leadership of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums on Friday, March 28th.

Update on Angel in Taiji Whale Museum

Update on Angel in Taiji Whale Museum

February 18, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our volunteer Cove Monitor, Suzette Ackermann from Hong Kong, brings us an update on Angel, the albino baby dolphin, who has been moved to an indoor tank at the notorious Taiji Whale Museum.

Angel in Exile

Angel in Exile

January 27, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Our volunteer Cove Monitor Karla Sanjur was able to get some very sad video of poor Angel, the albino dolphin, in her tank in the Taiji Whale Museum.

Yoko Ono’s Open Letter to Taiji

Yoko Ono’s Open Letter to Taiji

January 20, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ono: "The way you are insisting on a big celebration of killing so many Dolphins...will make the children of the world hate the Japanese."

The Fate of Angel the Baby Albino Dolphin?

The Fate of Angel the Baby Albino Dolphin?

January 17, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

Ric O'Barry asks what will happen to Angel the baby albino dolphin in the Taiji Whale Museum, now that it has been taken from its mother?

Albino Dolphin Like an Angel With Fins

Albino Dolphin Like an Angel With Fins

January 17, 2014 by Ric O'Barry, Earth Island Institute

A huge pod of bottlenose dolphins was intercepted and driven in the Cove, including a rare albino dolphin calf.  Ric O'Barry and Karla have named it "Angel".  Our new volunteer Cove Monitor, Karla Sanjur, reports from Taiji, Japan.

Rollo Gebhard the Dolphin Defender

Rollo Gebhard the Dolphin Defender

January 11, 2014 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our friend Rollo Gebhard, Germany's leading dolphin conservationist and adventurer, has died.  We will miss him and his great efforts for dolphins and the oceans.

Captive Cetaceans in Taiji

Captive Cetaceans in Taiji

November 30, 2013 by Mark Palmer, Save Japan Dolphins

Our Cove Monitor Cynthia Fernandez describes the death of a captive and conditions of captivity in Taiji for many dolphins, destined to spend the rest of their lives in small tanks doing stupid tricks for the public.

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